24 Nov 2022

Production Assistant at Rhino Winery

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Job Description


Job Summary:
H/She will be responsible for all aspects of winemaking, from fruits and vegetables sourcing and crushing to fermentation and aging, and will work closely with our manager to ensure that the vegetable and fruits are of the highest quality. Should have developed sense of smell and taste, as well as knowledge of fruit and vegetable varietals and growing districts. Will also be responsible for maintaining our high standards of quality control and ensuring that our wines are consistent from year to year.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Develop and implement winemaking plans that reflect the fruit and vegetable characteristics, using state-of-the-art technology and equipment.
• Manage all aspects of grape growing, from viticulture practices to harvest decisions, in order to produce high-quality grapes that meet the winery’s specifications
• Oversee the crushing and fermentation process, making adjustments as needed to ensure optimal results
• Cooperate with the cellar master to determine barrel aging times and processes, ensuring the wine is properly stored and cared for during this crucial period
• Develop new wines and improve existing ones through continual experimentation and innovation
• Evaluate finished wines and make recommendations for changes or improvements
• Work with the sales and marketing team to develop promotional materials and strategies that will increase public awareness and demand for the winery’s products
• Represent the winery at industry events, trade shows, and competitions
• Stay up-to-date on current trends and developments in the wine industry in order to make informed decisions about production
• Maintain a clean and safe working environment in compliance with all government regulations
• Train and supervise junior staff members, including interns and assistant winemakers
• Prepare detailed reports on all winemaking activities for upper management

Required Skills and qualification
• Certificate in crop agriculture or certificate in food science and technology or its equivalent
• Experience developing and implementing quality control procedures
• Good record keeping skills
• Good communication and writing skills
• Willing to be trained on job.
• Expertise in all aspects of wine production, from fruits and vegetables to glass
• Working knowledge of fruit and vegetable farm management.
• Strong understanding of wine chemistry and microbiology
• Familiarity with barrel aging and wine storage
• Ability to troubleshoot problems and find creative solutions
• Must be physically fit and able to go through medical checkup as per UNBS requirement
• Laboratory testing of the alcohol levels from throughout the process
• Assisting fermentation, distillation, and distillery related process operations.

Qualifications:
• UCE
• Certificate in crop agriculture or certificate in food science and technology is an added advantage
• Experience developing and implementing quality control procedures
• Good record keeping skills
• Must be physically fit and able to go through medical checkup as per UNBS requirement.

Salary: 200,000/=

Method of Application

All candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should please send their CVs stating earliest start date and salary expectations to our email, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials, copy of national ID, recommendation letter from any community leader and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the undersigned:
ADDRESS TO:
THE MANAGING DIRECTOR
MAMA CASH LTD,( RHINO WINERY DEPARTMENT ) , HEAD OFFICE OBER KAMPALA, LIRA CITY WEST, email us on [email protected]  OR Hand deliver at our head office at Lira City near St peters clever catholic church or Hand deliver at Soroti City Rhino Depot next to Torrential petrol station on Moroto Road at Rtd Major Otule Building.
For any inquiry contact 0787438220 lira line .0782354307 Kampala, 0783350489 Soroti (Soliciting will lead to disqualification)
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 5th DEC 2022

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